Overall length: 132.0 cm Length of body: 68.6 cm Width of upper bouts: 29.0 cm Width of middle bouts: 21.5 cm Width of lower bouts: 38.5 cm Height of ribs: 11.5 cm Vibrating length of strings: 72.5 cm
Two-piece flamed maple back. Ribs of flamed maple. Two-piece spruce belly, with purfling, a carved rose at the end of the fingerboard, and C-holes. Wide neck and large pegbox with carved head. Wedged fingerboard, veneered in ebony. Large, flat tailpiece of unusual shape is drilled for six strings. Seven strings are wound on unusually shaped pegs. Very small hookbar. Very dark brown varnish. Printed label: "Sympertus Niggell, Lauten und / Geigen-Macher in Füssen, 1770"